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Expiration of Wright Amendment means big changes for Southwest Airlines cities

For the past 34 years, federal law limited flights between Dallas Love Field to only airports in Texas and a handful of states. Those flight restrictions, known as the Wright Amendment, officially ended Oct. 13. Now aviation officials across the south central United States — from Kansas City to Albuquerque, N.M. — must assess what a post-Wright future means for their passengers.

Filling Station coffee shops sold to KC company

Messenger Coffee Co. is purchasing controlling interest in the four area Filling Station operations. Leawood’s Park Place sues its restaurant tenant, Mestizo by Aarón Sánchez, for back rent of more than $120,000 and possession of the space.

Job gains reported for Missouri and Kansas

The size of the labor force grew from September 2013 to September 2014 in both states, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ preliminary, seasonally adjusted tally. Also, the number of employees on establishment payrolls grew in both states. And both states reflected a decline in the number of workers who were unemployed.

Filling Station coffee shops sold to KC company

Messenger Coffee Co. is purchasing controlling interest in the four area Filling Station operations. Leawood’s Park Place sues its restaurant tenant, Mestizo by Aarón Sánchez, for back rent of more than $120,000 and possession of the space.

Job gains reported for Missouri and Kansas

The size of the labor force grew from September 2013 to September 2014 in both states, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ preliminary, seasonally adjusted tally. Also, the number of employees on establishment payrolls grew in both states. And both states reflected a decline in the number of workers who were unemployed.

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Waddell & Reed Financial tops the rankings

The Overland Park mutual fund manager has outpaced rivals in attracting investors’ dollars by its strong performance and variety of offerings. And the Ivy Funds, which Waddell manages alongside its Waddell & Reed Funds, had a big hand in this year’s showing.

Waddell & Reed Financial tops the rankings

The Overland Park mutual fund manager has outpaced rivals in attracting investors’ dollars by its strong performance and variety of offerings. And the Ivy Funds, which Waddell manages alongside its Waddell & Reed Funds, had a big hand in this year’s showing.

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